Senator Louise Lucas has submitted an amended gambling bill that seeks to admit poker as a game of skill, therefore bypassing antiquated gambling legislation in the state.
f the state of Virginia ever wakes up to the possibility that gambling is not as dangerous as selling tobacco by the aircraft carrier load then, citizens will have Democratic Senator Louise Lucas to thank.
For the third successive year, Lucas has submitted her annual ditty that would legalize a form of gambling in the Old Dominion and this time her focus is on poker.
The bill, SB:1400 – Poker; definition of illegal gambling and charitable gaming; poker games authorized; regulations, was submitted to the 15-members of the General Laws and Technology Committee on January 11, 2017.
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